Leadership Sacramento Program Awarded PepsiCo Grant

By Metro Chamber|January 6, 2023

Metro Chamber Foundation was recently awarded the Smiles in Action Award from the PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PepsiCo, Inc. PepsiCo Foundation supports local communities by providing resources for valuable programming, such as our Leadership Sacramento program. Funding provided by the award will go towards operational support. Leadership Sacramento…

2022 Letter From Inspire Giving Chair

By Andrea Ellinghouse|February 9, 2022

A letter from our 2022 Inspire Giving Chair, Alan Hernandez Dear Inspire Giving Community, These have been some of the most tumultuous times that we as a society have gone through due to the global COVID pandemic. However, we’ve continued to be resilient in the face of adversity. In 2021,…

Inspire Giving 2021 Grant Recap: Improve Your Tomorrow

By Andrea Ellinghouse|October 12, 2021

Improve Your Tomorrow By Hasani Johnson, Improve Your Tomorrow 2021 Inspire Giving Grant Recipient Thanks to the generosity of the Inspire Giving grant, Improve Your Tomorrow (IYT) was able to use the funding to partner with Breakthrough Sacramento and purchase equipment, supplies, and material for students who participated in the…

2021 Letter From Inspire Giving Chair

By Andrea Ellinghouse|February 23, 2021

A letter from our 2021 Inspire Giving Chair, Heather Williams 2020 was a year… I started and stopped this letter many times, reflecting on 2020 and 2021 – it’s hard to find the right words to capture such a tumultuous year. Yet, we know it is important to reflect back…

Studio40 Live: “Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation”

By Metro Chamber|November 10, 2020

Scott and Gary from Fox40Live spoke with William Hodges, chair of Leadership Sacramento 2020, about the program, and the Sacramento Metro Chamber's Foundation. Watch the full interview HERE.

Sacramento Press: “Metro Chamber Foundation Announces Applications Now Open for 2021 Leadership Sacramento”

By Metro Chamber|November 3, 2020

Leadership Sacramento, a program of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation, opened the application process for the 36th cohort that will take place in 2021 with both in-person and virtual activities. Founded in 1985, Leadership Sacramento is an interactive, year-long program designed to inform and educate community-minded business and civic leaders…

Lilliput Families

By Metro Chamber|April 2, 2020

Lilliput Families Organization Overview Lilliput Families provides programs and initiatives that create a strong foundation for children and their families, and ensure that children who enter the foster care system are placed with lifelong families quickly. Their mission is to ensure that every child has the opportunity to be part…

Department of Sound

By Metro Chamber|April 2, 2020

Department of Sound Organization Overview Department of Sound believes everyone should have access to music education. Their mission is to provide opportunities to youth through music and simultaneously cultivate sacramento into a media and entertainment hub Since launching their pilot workshops in 2019, Department of Sound has provided music workshop…

GRID Alternatives

By Metro Chamber|April 2, 2020

GRID Alternatives Organization Overview GRID Alternatives has been working since 2001 to successfully transition to clean renewable energy for all. Their mission is to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities.  Through their unique, people-first model, their programs put money back into families’ pocketbooks, reduces the…

Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services

By Metro Chamber|March 25, 2020

Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services Organization Overview Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services is dedicated to assisting those in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and moving them toward self sufficiency and financial independence. Sacramento Food Bank Family Services has evolved from a food pantry to a…